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This healthy salad is the perfect accompaniment to the flavours of the main course. Cavolo nero is black or dinosaur kale. Regular kale can also be used.

Servings: 4

Ready time: 30 minutes


2 bunches cavolo nero

green apple, peeled and slivered

2 green onions, sliced

6 radishes, slivered

1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds

1/4 cup dried cherries

1 tbsp olive oil mayonnaise

1 tbsp grainy mustard

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

1 tsp chopped capers

1/4 cup olive oil

2 tbsp chopped parsley

2 tbsp chopped mint

Salt and freshly ground pepper


Remove ribs from kale and thinly slice leaves. Add to a salad bowl with apple, green onions, radishes, almonds and dried cherries.

Whisk mayonnaise with mustard, vinegar and capers. Slowly whisk in olive oil. Stir in parsley and mint. Season with salt and pepper. Toss salad with vinaigrette up to 30 minutes before serving.

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